The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) is to expand its satellite campuses across the country to give opportunity to more young people to access its academic programmes.

Professor Franklin Achampong Manu, the Rector, said they had already opened campuses in Takoradi, Tema and Kumasi, with another set to come on-stream soon in Tamale.

Business24

This is being done as part of a strategic vision to assist train the required manpower to efficiently manage the nation?s resources, institutions and enterprises.

Prof Manu was speaking at a matriculation ceremony for 25 fresh students at its Kumasi Campus.

They would pursue four-year degree programmes in various fields of business.

The Rector pointed out that there could not be any meaningful socio-economic development without building the capacity of the people.

He gave the assurance that the Institute would continue to design demand-driven courses to appropriately respond to challenges facing the society.

There are also plans to build a permanent campus in Kumasi and that the budget for the project is ready.

Dr. Samuel Nii-Noi Ashong, a former Minister of State and Deputy Rector of GIMPA, advised the students to observe the school?s statutes, rules and regulations.

He said being a centre of excellence it would never compromise on the high standards it had set for itself.

Sourec: GNA

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